Saturday, 19 Jan 2019

Reds’ Scantlin suspended 50 games

NEW YORK — Two prospects — Nate Scantlin of the Cincinnati Reds and Carlos Caminero of the Atlanta Braves — were suspended for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced Friday. Scantlin received a 50-game ban without pay following a second positive test for a […]

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Dominican teen leads Latin American Amateur

5:11 PM ET Associated Press LA ROMANA, Dominican Republic — Juan Cayro Delgado shot a 4-under 68 on Friday to give the Dominican Republic gallery something to cheer as he took a one-shot lead going into the weekend at the Latin American Amateur Championship. Delgado is making his Latin American Amateur debut, though he has […]

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Cubs to sign Rob Scahill

The Cubs have agreed to a minors deal with righty Rob Scahill, according to Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune (via Twitter). It is not yet known whether Scahill will receive a spring invite, though it stands to reason that he would. Scahill, who’ll turn 32 right as camp opens, has appeared in each of […]

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NHL News & Notes: Iginla, Bjork & More

In today’s News & Notes, the Calgary Flames are going to retire Jarome Iginla’s jersey number, Anders Bjork underwent surgery that will end his season and Braden Holtby is healthy and returning to action. Related: NHL News & Notes: Niederreiter Trade, Byron, Alzner & More Iginla’s Number to Be Retired The Flames are set to retire […]

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Iowa State rehires Manning after stint with Colts

4:49 PM ET Associated Press AMES, Iowa — Iowa State rehired Tom Manning as its offensive coordinator on Friday. Manning, who spent last season on the staff of the Indianapolis Colts, is returning to Ames to run the Cyclones offense under fourth-year coach Matt Campbell. Manning was Iowa State’s coordinator in 2016 and 2017. The […]

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Badgers renew Chryst’s deal through ’23 season

4:56 PM ET Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Badgers renewed football coach Paul Chryst’s five-year contract through January 2024 on Friday. Chryst is entering his fifth season with the Badgers, who wrapped up a relatively disappointing season at 8-5 (5-4 Big Ten) with a dominating 35-3 win in the Pinstripe Bowl over Miami. […]

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Modzmanashvili stripped of 2012 Olympic silver medal

Davit Modzmanashvili, who was awarded the silver medal in men’s freestyle competition at 120 kilograms/264 pounds at the 2012 London Olympics, has been stripped of his medal. Davit Modzmanashvili Wrestling for Georgia, Modzmanashvili was disqualified after a re-analysis of his samples from London 2012 resulted in a positive test for the prohibited substance dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (oral […]

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